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Tamil Nadu: Excessive Use Of Force For Crowd Control Cannot Be Justified

The excessive use of force by the Tamil Nadu police on the anti-sterlite protestors in Thoothukudi on Tuesday, is a damning indictment of the state government's determination to crush the protests.

Campaign of Hacking, Spyware and Surveillance Targets Human Rights Defenders in Pakistan: Amnesty

Human rights defenders in Pakistan are under threat from a targeted campaign of digital attacks, which has seen social media accounts hacked and computers and mobile phones infected with spyware, a four-month investigation by Amnesty International reveals.

Killing of Bhim Army Member Must Be Investigated: says Amnesty India

Reacting to news of the killing of Sachin Singh Walia, a member of the Dalit rights organization Bhim Army, in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, Asmita Basu, Programmes Director, Amnesty International India said killing must be investigated.

Amnesty Seeks Release of Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’ from Administrative Detention

Bengaluru: In a statement issued today, Amnesty International India (AII) said that the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should release Dalit rights activist and founder ...

Modi Government Withdraws “Fake News” Directions After Uproar By Scribes

A day after the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Minister under Smriti Irani issued an amended guidelines for  journalists’ accreditation on the pretext of curbing 'fake news' and 'propaganda',

Online Abuse Of Women Thrives As Twitter Fails To Respect Women’s Rights: Amnesty International India

Micro blogging site Twitter's  recent claim to “stand with women around the world” rings hollow in light of the multi-billion-dollar social media platform’s longstanding failure

Manipur: Human Rights Defenders Being Intimidated for Seeking Justice for Extra-Judicial Killings

New Delhi: Human rights defenders campaigning for justice for extra-judicial executions in Manipur are facing harassment, intimidation and attacks, Amnesty International India said today, urging state ...

Amnesty International India Launches Interactive Website On Alleged Hate Crimes In India

Amnesty International India a United Kingdom based Human rights group on Thursday  launched a new interactive data website called 'Halt The Hate'.

Hadiya case: SCI Recognizes A Woman’s Right On Women’s Day, Says Amnesty International

Reacting to the decision of the Supreme Court to restore the marriage of Hadiya Jahan, a woman whose marriage to a Muslim man after converting from Hinduism to Islam had been annulled by

Sri Lanka: State Of Emergency Must Respect Human Rights, Says Amnesty International

The Sri Lankan authorities must respect human rights under the state of emergency, Amnesty International said today.

No Justice Yet For Kunan Poshpora Rapes, Says Amnesty International India

On the 27th anniversary of the rapes of dozens of women in the towns of Kunan and Poshpora, Jammu and Kashmir, in 1991, allegedly by Indian army personnel,

Amnesty International Releases Its Annual Report On ‘State Of World Human Rights’

New Delhi: Amnesty International today released its annual report on the State of the World’s Human Rights at Press Club of India, New Delhi. The Annual Report covers ...

Dalit Protester s’ Voices Must Not Be Suppressed, Says Amnesty International India

State governments must ensure that Dalit protestors are not denied their rights to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression, Amnesty International India said today.

Amnesty International To Hold A Press Conference At New Delhi On 22nd February

The human rights group Amnesty International is going to hold a press conference to launch its annual report on the State of the World’s Human Rights on February 22, 2018

Lynching Of Undertrails Jeopardises Rule Of Law, Says Amnesty International India

Responding to reports of a mob in Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh, dragging two people suspected of the rape and murder of a five-year-old girl out of a police station

Postcard Campaign Calls For End To Use Of Pellet-Firing Shotguns In Kashmir: Amnesty International India

Amnesty International India launches postcard campaign and online petition to #BanPelletGuns Postcards and petition urge J&K state government

Raigarh authorities should protect Adivasis’ right to peaceful protest: Amnesty India

Local authorities in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, should respect and protect the right of Adivasi villagers opposing the activities of private companies to conduct peaceful protests on 15 and 16 January, Amnesty International India said today.

India’s Aadhaar Project Threatens Rights: Amnesty International

The Indian government’s mandatory (enforced) biometric identification project, Aadhaar, could lead to millions of people being denied access to essential services

Myanmar: Rohingya Trapped In Dehumanising Apartheid Regime, Says Amnesty International India

The Rohingya people in Myanmar are trapped in a vicious system of state-sponsored, institutionalised discrimination that amounts to apartheid, said

Over 660,000 People Across India Say ‘I WELCOME ROHINGYA’: Amnesty International India

Over 660,000 people across India have supported an Amnesty International India campaign in support of Rohingya refugees and asylum-seekers in India

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